Nikon D600 review: specs and price

Nikon D600

Why is Nikon D600 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
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    24.3MPvs19.27MP
  • Battery life (CIPA)
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    900shotsvs435.52shots
  • Noise
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    2980 ISOvs1457.74 ISO
  • Image quality
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    94vs75.67
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/4000svs1/3296s
  • Color depth
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    25.1bitsvs22.39bits
  • Dynamic range
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    14.2Evsvs12.58Evs
  • Resolution
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    1176 x 784pxvs643.55KP

Price comparison

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Nikon D600 amazonNikon D600 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digita...Nikon D600 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera "With English instruction manual and A notation language is English" (Body Only)
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$374
Nikon D600 ebay-used【N MINT+++】 Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital S...【N MINT+++】 Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body From JAPAN
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$380
Nikon D600 ebay-usedNikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Bod...Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body #450
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$446
Nikon D600 ebay-usedNikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Bod...Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body #149
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$446
Nikon D600 ebay-used[Near Mint] Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SL...[Near Mint] Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body Low Shutter Count
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$440

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User reviews

Overall rating

Nikon D600
7.0
2 User reviews
Nikon D600
7.0/10
2 User reviews

Features

Build quality

8.5/10
2 votes

Video quality

4.0/10
2 votes

Controls

8.5/10
2 votes

Low-light performance

5.5/10
2 votes

Autofocus

6.0/10
2 votes

Comments

Franz

Franz

1 year ago

6 / 10

Hände weg = Vollformat, für 80% ungeeignet

Franz

Franz

1 year ago

6 / 10

Schon etwas veraltet, aber immer noch gut, was Schnelligkeit, AF-Punkte,... betrifft, WLAN hat sie nicht. Da sind Sie mit einer APS-C Kamera viel besser dran, z.B. der NIKON D 7200 Eine Vollbildkamera muss ganz anders bedient werden und setzt ein gewisses Mass an fotografisches Verständnis voraus. Der Tiefenschärfebereich ist sehr eng. Ein Beispiel: 2 Personen, die nebeneinander stehen, eine aber um 20 cm weiter weg. Die hintere Person ist schon unscharf. Das passiert Ihnen bei einer APS-C Kamera nicht so leicht. Die Objektive sind bei der Vollbildkamera ausserdem viel, viel teurer. Wenn man hervorragende Fotoergebnisse wünscht, die passenden teuren FX Objektive kauft, dann ist zu empfehlen.Besonders weil das Gehäuse jetzt schon weniger als ein Drittel des Neupreises kostet. Ist ja schon an die10 Jahre alt. Vor allem muss man sich intensiv mit der Materie beschäftigen.

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Fabrizio

Fabrizio

3 months ago

8 / 10

È una fotocamera datata ma fa bellissime foto

Fabrizio

Fabrizio

3 months ago

8 / 10

Non eccelle con scarsa luminosità, ma nelle belle giornate fa delle foto bellissime. Chiaro è che necessita avere delle belle ottiche a cui poter applicare

Pros

  • Sensore fantastico oramai datato ma molto efficiente

Cons

  • Nella scarsa luminosità ha i suoi limiti
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Design

Type

DSLR

The type of camera.
viewfinder

Optical viewfinder (OVF)

The type of viewfinder that the camera has.
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
screen resolution

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A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
The size of the screen (measured diagonally).
weight

760g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Optics

sensor size

Full frame

One of the most important aspects of a camera is the size of its sensor. A larger sensor will capture more light, which results in improved low-light performance, dynamic range, and general image quality.
lens mount

Nikon F

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
maximum ISO

6400 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
Expanded ISO allows you to go beyond the native ISO. It does this by digitally enhancing the image output. The resulting image will have less quality than when staying within the native ISO range, but it can be useful in certain situations.
With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
has AF tracking
Nikon D600
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Videography

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
movie bitrate

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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.

Features

supports Wi-Fi
Nikon D600
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Has Bluetooth
Nikon D600
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Has dual card slots
Nikon D600
It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.
The camera can take a series of shots, shifting the sensor slightly with each one. These can then be combined to create an extremely high-resolution image. It’s particularly useful for things like photographing artwork.
shoots raw
Nikon D600
A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
It is capable of shooting stills in a lossless compressed raw format. This has all the advantages of shooting raw, while taking up much less storage space. The smaller file size also allows quicker read/write speeds.
Wi-Fi version

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The Wi-Fi versions supported by the device.
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
has an HDMI output
Nikon D600
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Miscellaneous

resolution

1176 x 784px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.

Price comparison

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D600 amazonNikon D600 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digita...Nikon D600 24.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera "With English instruction manual and A notation language is English" (Body Only)
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$374
Nikon D600 ebay-used【N MINT+++】 Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital S...【N MINT+++】 Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body From JAPAN
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$380
Nikon D600 ebay-usedNikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Bod...Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body #450
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$446
Nikon D600 ebay-usedNikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Bod...Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body #149
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$446
Nikon D600 ebay-used[Near Mint] Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SL...[Near Mint] Nikon D600 24.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body Low Shutter Count
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$440

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